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Land Use (Mini-Course)

Primary audience

City Council

Course time

15 minutesimage featuring tiny tan and white model homes in a miniature housing development

In this mini-course, you will learn why cities get involved in land use regulation. You will also learn about the different roles that cities play in the land use process.

Note: This mini course is designed to introduce you to core concepts about land use decisions. For a more thorough understanding please see our full length Land Use course.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Explain why cities regulate land use
  • State the importance of the Municipal Planning Act
  • Recognize that cities play multiple roles in the land use process
  • Classify the types of discretion that cities have to make land use decisions

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Subject Matter Expert

Jed Burkett, Loss Control/Land Use Attorney – League of Minnesota Cities


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